The swarm that got away…

On today’s inspection we found about 8 Queen cells so we carried out artificial swarming, we were feeling quite happy about the way it all went. We were having a nice cool drink and I glanced out the window and saw lots of bees and said to Margaret ‘It looks like a swarm in the tree!’…

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I have the Bee Buzz…. zzzz…

Hive Number One: Lots has gone on over the last two weeks, on Saturday’s inspection we found lots of play cups (these are when the colony practices how to make queen cells), we got rid of them all and have moved over to a double rather than single brood which means we now have almost…

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